Health Services

Please welcome our newest Nurse Practitioner

Leigh Foxx, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, has 11 years of nursing experience that includes critical care, palliative, staff education, and stroke nurse navigator. A recent graduate of FNP program at Bellarmine, Leigh has a passion for preventive medicine and helping people obtain highest quality of life. Leigh is married to Rick Foxx, who works in the aviation field, and they have one son.

Mission Statement

The Bellarmine University Health Services Department seeks to enhance the educational experience by providing quality treatment, programming, and education aimed at maintaining physical health and wellbeing and empowering students to make self-directed, informed decisions about their personal health and wellness, and thus become informed consumers of health care.

Attention Freshmen

Please follow this link to the Immunization form that must be completed before moving into the residence halls.

The Health Services Clinic

We are located in Newman Hall, bottom floor. Service is provided by a registered nurse who also has a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology and a PhD. With the exception of immunizations and lab procedures, all services are free. The focus of the Health Services Clinic is on health promotion, disease prevention and holistic health. All Bellarmine students; full time, part time and graduate students, both residents and commuters, may use any of the services offered.

Nurse practitioners are available by appointment. Please visit our hours page to see their availability.

Use of the Health Services Clinic is completely voluntary. Bellarmine University follows HIPAA regulations. All health records are confidential and, except in cases specified by law, may not be disclosed except when authorized by the student.

Services offered are free or require a nominal fee only.

Nursing staff provides:

  • Physical assessment
  • Referral to physicians and clinics for medical treatment if desired or necessary.
  • Over the counter medication, if requested. Wellness, diet, exercise, health information and counseling.
  • Allergy antigen injections (specific physician orders are required, please contact the Director of Health Services in advance for complete details)
  • Vaccines such as TB, tetanus, and Flu shots. Some others are available on request.
  • Emergency response on campus.
  • Please call the office if you need a service not listed (on campus dial X-8313, off campus dial 502.272.8313).

CPR Training
American Heart Association (AHA) courses are provided through the Health Services Clinic. This includes the Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS HCP) that is required for majors such as Nursing, DPT & Exercise Science.

There are online and traditional in classroom course options available throughout the year, as well as information for off campus options. Contact Health Services or Nurse Alice for details. Prices and dates are subject to change.

Nurse practitioners provide:

  • Assessment of illnesses and recommendation for course of treatment.
  • The Nurse Practitioners can write prescriptions when appropriate.(the cost of these prescriptions is the responsibility of the patient).
  • Some lab procedures can be ordered by Nurse Practitioners at the expense of the patient.
  • Referral to physicians and clinics for medical treatment if desired or necessary.

Students with mobility issues

Please contact the Health Services Office if you have mobility issues and require our services.

Available Equipment:

  • Crutches
  • Humidifier
  • Wheel chair

Emotional Health
For referrals to psychiatrists or psychologists or for emotional or mental health issues, Bellarmine University has a fully staffed Counseling Center. Please call 502.272.8480.

How to make an appointment

Please refer to this document to determine the best course of care for your situation. In the event of an emergency, dial 911 immediately, or proceed to the nearest emergency department.